Invertebrates

Red jellyfish

Life in the Deep Sea

Learn about the unique creatures that live in deep sea ecosystems.
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Life in the Deep Sea

Coral reef

Coral Ecosystems

Learn about coral ecosystems and why they are important as well as what you can do to help keep them healthy.
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Coral Ecosystems

 Jeremy McNeil, docteur en entomologie

Dr. Jeremy McNeil

Job Title
Professor
Dr. Jeremy McNeil is a Professor for the Biology Department at the University of Western Ontario.
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Dr. Jeremy McNeil

Mussels on a rocky coastline

Using Mussels to Monitor the Environment

Mussels are a kind of invertebrate that filter food out of the water they live in. This makes them a great tool for monitoring environmental water quality and tracking bioaccumulation in aquatic food webs.
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Using Mussels to Monitor the Environment

Dragonfly

What is an Insect?

The What is an Insect? e-book explores the amazing world of insects while showing the characteristics and diversity of insects.
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What is an Insect?

various marine microorganisms as they appear under a microscope

Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

The ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes. Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!
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Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

Jellyfish

Invertebrates: Marine

8 images of some invertebrate animals such as sea anemones, coral and jellyfish that live in a marine environment
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Invertebrates: Marine

Swallowtail butterfly

Insects: Part 2

10 images of some animals that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 2

Ant mouthparts

Insects: Mouth Parts

6 images of insect mouthparts.
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Insects: Mouth Parts

Ant, showing mandibles

Insects: Part 1

10 images of some animals such as ants and mosquitoes that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 1

Bee exiting a bee house

Design and Build a Bee House

Students will learn about the human impacts on bee populations as they design, test, build and observe a structure for solitary bees.
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Design and Build a Bee House